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GP3 driver joins Carrera Cup field at Albert Park

Daniel Herrero

Tuesday 12th March, 2019 - 4:18pm

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Joey Mawson

Sydneysider Joey Mawson, who claimed two podiums in the GP3 Series last year, will race in Porsche Payce Carrera Cup Australia this weekend at the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

Mawson will be fielded by Porsche Centre Melbourne, which also runs the entries driven by Round 1 winner Nick McBride and gentleman driver Marc Cini.

A 2018 Carrera Cup race winner returns to a Cup Car this weekend, namely new Super2 Series driver Dylan O’Keeffe, who is making a one-off start in the Porsche Centre Brighton entry which Glen Wood drove last year.

There are also two new faces in the TAG Heuer Pro-Am ranks, namely Rio Nugara and David Ryan.

Nugara will take over from Josh Hunt in the Volante Rosso car while David Ryan, a former Porsche Michelin GT3 Cup Challenge competitor, makes his first start in a single-driver Carrera Cup round after twice racing in Pro-Am events with Fraser Ross.

Round 2 will feature four races at Albert Park, one on each day of the event, after a single practice session and qualifying this Thursday.

Entry list: Round 2, Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit

Num Driver Class Team/Sponsor
4 Stephen Grove TAG Heuer Pro-Am Grove Group
5 Thomas Maxwell Pro Sonic/Hosepower
6 Tim Miles TAG Heuer Pro-Am Garage 1
7 Warren Luff Pro MEGA/No Second Chance
8 Nick McBride Pro Porsche Centre Melbourne
9 Marc Cini TAG Heuer Pro-Am Hallmarc
10 Joey Mawson Pro Hallmarc/Porsche Centre Melbourne
12 Steve Richards Pro O’Brien Electrical & Plumbing
13 Sam Shahin TAG Heuer Pro-Am The Bend Motorsport Park/HTFU
19 Anthony Gilbertson TAG Heuer Pro-Am Hallmark Homes
20 Adrian Flack TAG Heuer Pro-Am Agas National
22 Dean Cook TAG Heuer Pro-Am BMF
23 Roger Lago TAG Heuer Pro-Am Lago Racing
27 Liam Talbot TAG Heuer Pro-Am Wash It
30 David Ryan TAG Heuer Pro-Am DRM Motorsport
34 Duvashen Padayachee Pro Hyundai Forklifts Australia
35 Indiran Padayachee TAG Heuer Pro-Am Hyundai Forklifts Australia
36 Cooper Murray Pro Lodge Brothers
38 David Wall Pro PAYCE
77 Michael Almond Pro Sonic/Bob Jane T-Marts/PSA Australia
88 Dylan O’Keeffe Pro Porsche Centre Brighton
100 Dale Wood Pro Sonic/Polyflor
111 Cameron Hill Pro Seears Workwear
666 Rio Nugara TAG Heuer Pro-Am  
777 Jordan Love Pro Sonic/Bob Jane T-Marts/SRG

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